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Teenager killed, five injured in Baghdad bomb blast

A teenager was killed and five people injured when a bomb exploded on a busy Baghdad street as US troops and Iraqis were trying to defuse it, police said. Haidar Khodayr, 15, had been playing football in an abandoned lot with friends when people spotted a bomb hidden in a garbage bag on the city’s Haifa street, said Sergeant Mohi Naimi. “People stayed near the bomb, people wouldn’t leave. The Americans put something on the bomb to cover it. When the soldiers backed off from the bomb, someone detonated it by remote control,” Naimi said. Full Story

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